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The night before Christmas at Rainbow Bridge

December 23rd 2012 11:51 am
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T'was the night before Christmas, at Rainbow Bridge too.
We Bridge kids were thinking as always of you.
We'd seen how the holidays weren't bright this year,
Heard you whisper so often, "I wish you were here!"

We know how you wish you could just stay in bed
And sleep through the holiday lying ahead,
When all celebrate with their loved ones so near...
Unless they have loved ones on this side this year.

But we're no less alive here, on the other side.
If you could just see us, you would've laughed and not cried.
The dogs all in harness, pulling the sleigh.
The cats all in Santa hats pointing the way.

The pet birds all flying back over the rainbow,
Bound homeward in spite of Earth's darkness and snow.
All the pets that you've lost, pets for whom you've cried,
Flying home on this Christmas to be by your side.

If you feel warm fur brush you when no pet's around,
Hear a soft bark or purr, just a ghost of a sound,
We're trying to tell you we're visiting this way,
And our visits, even rainbows, can be on any day.

But for Christmas we have something special to do,
A sleigh full of happy dream visits for you.
On doggy, on kitty, on winged friend and ferret!
The love that you lavished, we mean now to share it!

We're fetching that love home, the way we once played,
With the closeness we shared and the memories we made.
Our Earth lives with you were too short for us, too,
And on this Christmas Eve we have so much to do.

So all through this night as you sleep in your beds,
Sweet visions of fur babies dance in your heads.
This one special night we can bring you Home for a while,
Your true home in Heaven, where again you will smile.

Over the rainbow you'll fly, for a short while this night,
Hours that you'll be happy, hours that will feel right,
Hours to cuddle and hug us, to run and to play,
Before the return to Earth in our magic way.

And when you awaken and face Christmas Day,
We pray you'll remember your trip on our sleigh,
But in case you forget, just remember our love.
Remember us watching you, your angels above.

Sending love wrapped in rainbows, shining and bright,
Love that will guide you through the darkest night,
Love found in each memory unwrapped through the year,
Replacing dark sorrows with Christmas cheer.

Leave the toys to St. Nick, we Bridge kids bring dreams,
Sweet visits to remind you all is not as it seems
When you look all around you with tired Earthly eyes.
If you saw as we do, there'd be joy and surprise.

There are fur angels waiting by those Christmas trees,
Always there for you and hearing your pleas.
We're never more than a thought away from your home,
You're never forgotten, you're never alone.

Nor are we alone here, with our Rainbow Bridge friends.
We know only joy here, the celebrating never ends,
And after our reunions with you Christmas Eve,
We Bridge kids will party like you'd never believe.

But we'll slip away often to be by your side.
Sitting there watching you, eyes open wide,
Praying you'll be able to catch a glimpse of us, too.
But whether or not you see us - Merry Christmas to you!


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Purred by: Timmy Tomcat DB #122a (Catster Member)

December 23rd 2012 at 12:13 pm

Oh my cat!
Goodness furend Simba
We love when our Angels visit in dreams. We have no other words as you have so beautifully said all that needs to be said!
Purrs of support to your Mom and earth family this holiday!
Love you and your Angel Family!
Timmy T and Family
Purred by: ♥Buddy♥ My Angel (Catster Member)

December 23rd 2012 at 1:06 pm

The last comment was suppose to be from Buddy my angel my sweetie whom I still miss very much and he also says Merry Christmas to all
Purred by: CHARLEY BLEAU EYES (Catster Member)

December 23rd 2012 at 2:49 pm

This is Mom.

That is so beautiful. I believe it with all my heart. Thank you for adding it to your diary.

Merry Christmas to all of your family.
Purred by: Smokey Joe Angel Dreamboat #9 (Catster Member)

December 25th 2012 at 7:06 am

Merry Christmas, our dear furiend Simba!!~ What a lovely 'n so TRUE poem dedicated from all us Angel furs!! Thank you for sharing 'n big angel hugs to you!!!'

Smokey Joe
Baby Boy Blue, Cloud # 9
Purred by: Raincloud (Catster Member)

December 25th 2012 at 10:13 am

I believe ♥

Raincloud's MamaCat Deb
Purred by: Renee R

December 26th 2012 at 1:22 pm

That was breathtakingly beautiful. It made me think sweetly of the doggies & kitty that I lost. Thank you.
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